English Language Arts

unit

1

unit

2

7th grade

8th grade

6th grade

Citing evidence in non-fiction.

Journey to Meaning &
Shape of a Story
(Narrative Writing Unit)

Journey to Meaning

unit

3

Determine central idea

Power to Persuade &
Road to Knowledge (Argumentative/Informational Unit)  

Power to Persuade & Road to Knowledge 

unit

4

unit

5

unit

6

Shape of a Story

Describe how a particular story's or drama's plot unfolds

unit

7

unit

8

Determine the meaning of words and phrases, as used in non-fiction

How is a text organized, and why is it organized that way?

What is an author's point of view?

Trace and evaluate an author's claim

Compare and contrast how different authors interpret the same information


Instructional Focus

To design and execute rigorous Performance-Based Tasks in all content areas.

English Language Arts

unit

1

unit

2

7th grade

8th grade

6th grade

Citing evidence in non-fiction.

Journey to Meaning &
Shape of a Story
(Narrative Writing Unit)

Journey to Meaning

unit

3

Determine central idea

Power to Persuade &
Road to Knowledge (Argumentative/Informational Unit)  

Power to Persuade & Road to Knowledge 

unit

4

unit

5

unit

6

Shape of a Story

Describe how a particular story's or drama's plot unfolds

unit

7

unit

8

Determine the meaning of words and phrases, as used in non-fiction

How is a text organized, and why is it organized that way?

What is an author's point of view?

Trace and evaluate an author's claim

Compare and contrast how different authors interpret the same information


Instructional Focus

To design and execute rigorous Performance-Based Tasks in all content areas.